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Woody Guthrie

Woodrow Wilson Guthrie was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his music, including songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", has inspired several generations both politically and musically. He wrote hundreds of political, folk, and children's songs, along with ballads and improvised works. His album of songs about the Dust Bowl period, Dust Bowl Ballads, is included on Mojo magazine's list of 100... Read More

Birth nameWoodrow Wilson Guthrie
BornJuly 14, 1912
Okemah, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedOctober 3, 1967 (aged 55)
New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresAmerican folk, contemporary folk, protest, Western, acoustic, talking blues
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, harmonica, mandolin, fiddle
Years active1930–1956
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